Kuwait has issued a decree allowing its embassies and consulates to issue visit visas to citizens from all countries except those from Iran, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, said a report.
Under this new rule, all typ
Bahrain is due to open an embassy in Brazil, which will be the country's first diplomatic posting in South America.
Parliament first proposed the idea in February and the Cabinet gave it the green light yes
Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.
It said targets included a Syria
Bahrain remains a top investment hub for GCC nationals, said a high-profile diplomat, adding that it has become the destination of choice for businessmen from Saudi Arabia, who view it as promising for private investments.
The United States has tightened security at diplomatic missions in Lebanon and Turkey because of potential threats, ordering some personnel out of Lebanon and offering to evacuate those in Adana in southeastern Turkey.
The State D
European embassies in Bahrain have doubled employees and extended working hours to ease the delays faced by Bahraini citizens applying for Schengen visas.
This emerged as Foreign Ministry's under-secretary Abdulla Abdullatif h
The United States told its citizens in Yemen on Tuesday to leave immediately and ordered the evacuation of non-essential US government staff because of the threat of terrorist attacks.
The State Department anno
Britain said on Tuesday it had withdrawn all staff from its embassy in Sanaa, Yemen's capital, and extended the closure of the mission until further notice.
"Due to increased security concerns, all staff in the British Em
The US has been accused of exaggerating security threats after Bahrain was included in a global travel alert.
It appeared alongside countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq in a warning about "continued potential for terrorist
The United States issued a worldwide travel alert on Friday warning Americans that al Qaeda may be planning attacks in August, particularly in the Mena region.
The State Department travel alert was based on the same intelligence t